Why the International Day of Action for Rivers matters
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 08:33 AM
TheInternational Day of Action for Riversis a time for reflection and celebration of the importance of rivers, streams, and lakes in our daily lives.
These bodies of water provide us with drinking water, recreational opportunities, and important habitats for a wide range of aquatic life.
Kawartha Conservation plays a vital role in supporting these important waterways through its work in Integrated Watershed Management, Stewardship, Planning and Permitting.
Kawartha Conservation's Integrated...
Be careful around waterways this spring
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 10:33 AM
With warmer weather arriving as we head into March break, Kawartha Conservation is reminding residents, parents and children of the dangers that exist around local streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes during the spring breakup and urges people to keep family and pets away from all streams and rivers, and to make sure lake ice conditions are safe.
Our watershed has experienced a winter with mixed temperatures, an average amount of snow, and more recently, daytime temperatures above freezing. Runoff...
Climate Change Action Program (CCAP) Seeks Volunteers for Precipitation Monitoring Program
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 02:58 PM
March 9, 2023 –The Climate Change Action Program (CCAP) is calling on residents within the Kawartha Lakes/Kawartha Conservation Jurisdiction to participate in a volunteer-based precipitation monitoring program. The program aims to collect precipitation data from various locations within the region, which will be utilized by Kawartha Conservation staff to determine the differences in precipitation patterns across the area.
Volunteers will collect precipitation data year-round at their own...
Local water committee seeking new member
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 09:26 AM
Local Conservation Authorities are looking for an individual who is interested in being a part of a local multi-stakeholder water committee. The Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee currently has a vacancy for a person who can represent the Environmental Non-Government Sector. The Committee is made up of local stakeholders such as municipalities, agriculture, landowners, industry, business, community groups and the general public.
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Apply now for landowner and community environmental project funding
Posted on Friday, March 03, 2023 08:55 AM
MARCH 3, 2023 –Attention landowners and community groups; you don't want to miss this incredible opportunity to save big on your environmental projects. With the2023 Water Fund, you could reduce your project costs by up to 50%, to a maximum of $4,000. By taking action now, you can not only make a positive impact on the environment, but also save money. But here's the catch: funding is limited, and applications are open now. Don't wait any longer to apply and take advantage of this amazing...